Gallery: Habitat World: Seven Sustainable Habitat for Humanity Projects

Habitat for Humanity has established a standard that, by 2013, all Habitat homes in the United States will have, at minimum, an Energy Star rating. Many Habitat affiliates already build to that standard — and beyond. Habitat programs across the United States and around the world emphasize durable construction techniques and energy efficiency, creating healthy homes and communities that are less expensive to operate, more durable and that conserve resources. Click through to see seven innovative and sustainable Habitat projects.

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  1. Dallas Goodwin September 18, 2014 at 12:27 pm

    This is so exciting iv been looking into all the different options for greenbuilding. I absolutly love the cob houses and the edible green roofs and all the tiny homes and shipping container homes etc…. I so want to volunteer to help build I am a single mother and we were homeless from Nov 2013 until May 2014 so I know how awful it can be and would love the buikding knowledge so I can buikd a house for me and my kiddos

  2. chuan July 23, 2013 at 10:21 pm

    Every drop makes an ocean. Let not forget of water efficiency with innovative cost saving and touch-less with hydro-gen technology.

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